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St. Louis County Police Officers Leaving for Better Pay

Since 2014, 58 St. Louis County police officers have left the department, and many say it’s for better pay.

06/29/2015

Natalie Williams (Courtesy of the SLMPD)

St. Louis Officer Arrested After Guns, Drugs Found in Search

A St. Louis police officer has been arrested after the FBI and department find guns, heroin and a large amount of cash during a search of a location in the 4500 block of Page Avenue on Tuesday.

06/24/2015

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UPDATE: Illinois State Police Accuse Man of Shooting at Trooper

Suspect pulled weapon after trooper noticed bulge in his pants.

06/24/2015

Michael Anthony Rasmussen (Illinois State Police)

Troy Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child

Michael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.

06/23/2015

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Police: Man Dies After Ambulance Jump, Resisting Police

Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.

06/22/2015

St. Louis Board of Aldermen

St. Louis City Budget Includes $1 Million Surplus

The $1.1 Billion budget excludes more police officers but added a civilian review board of police violence.

06/19/2015

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Naked Missouri Man Arrested After Trying to Flee on Bike

The Southeast Missourian reports police responded to reports Tuesday of a man who was only wearing shoes at Arena Park. Police found him near the park’s train.

06/17/2015

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Police Officer No Longer Employed After Alleged Misconduct

The officer responded to a non-emergency call last Friday when the alleged misconduct took place. A complaint was filed the next day.

06/16/2015

Dorian Johnson, 22, leaves the funeral of friend Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis on August 25, 2014. Johnson was with Brown when he was shot by a white Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. The shooting led to several nights of looting, arrests and heavy police presence.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Friend Who Witnessed Michael Brown’s Death Appears in Court

Dorian Johnson was charged on May 7 of resisting arrest or interfering with a lawful stop or detention.

06/15/2015

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UPDATED: Zoo Takes Legal Action to Block Gun Protesters

Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.

06/12/2015

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